|Mel - Noncompliance [BP041] - Bypass Label|
After his "Un" released on Bypass #18, Mel returns to Bypass with his new "Noncompliance". Notes from Mel: "Noncompliance" was produced in spring, 2009. "Intro" was recorded in a studio in June, 2009. Mel and friend "Junji" performed collaboration in a studio. Friend "Junji" plays the guitar in "Intro". The guitar sound of "Junji" is very unique. All the tracks except "Intro" were produced by Mel alone...
Keywords: Ambient; IDM
|Siegmar Fricke - Omentopexy [BP010] - bypass Label|
"Surgical sound-journeys into abdominopelvic omentopexy. Protusive rhythms-tissues of ichaemic extremity. The vitreous ambience of minilaparoscopic tunneling and neo-vasularization." (SF | October 2008) Siegmar Fricke started his first musical experiments in 1981 using tape-recorders and shortwave-radio signals to create collages of musique-concrète. After intense activities in the European tape-scene between 1985 and 1993 he founded the project Efficient Refineries together with Miguel A...
Keywords: Ambient; Experimental; Industrial
|Microbit Project - RAVEnous [BP026] - Bypass Label|
MICROBIT PROJECT (Moscow, Russia) – one of side-projects the musician, poet and Sound/Visual Poets Evgenij V. Kharitonov (EugeneKha, Yoko Absorbing). The project is created in the end of 2008 and originally it has been focused exclusively on experiments with lowbit sound (from 8 kbps to 48 kbps), however since December, 2008 under this pseudonym Evgenij V. Kharitonov lets out a various material which sounds more considerably, than music of project EugeneKha...
Keywords: Big Beat; Techno; Freestyle; Experimental Techno
|Luís Antero - Watermill EP [BP039] - Bypass Label|
Credits: All field recordings by Luís Antero Locations: Watermill 1 | Quinta do Moinho, Oliveira do Hospital, Portugal Watermill 2 | Quinta da Tapada, Seia, Portugal Watermill 3 | Quinta da Moenda, Alvoco das Várzeas, Portugal Thanks: Mr. José, from Quinta do Moinho; Mrs. Isabel, from Quinta da Tapada; Mr. Hans & Mrs. Josephine, from Quinta da Moenda; Family (Bé, Isaac and Samuel) and Bypass Label This work contains pure field recordings...
Keywords: Non-Music; Field recording
|Siegmar Fricke - Chemodulator [BP037] - Bypass Label|
Siegmar Fricke started his first musical experiments in 1981 using tape-recorders and shortwave-radio signals to create collages of musique-concrète. After intense activities in the European tape-scene between 1985 and 1993 he founded the project Efficient Refineries together with Miguel A. Ruiz from Madrid who is already active in the Spanish electronic scene since the 80s. Further CD-collaborations and reworkings with the Italian sound-artist Maurizio Bianchi were realized...
Keywords: Abstract; Experimental; Glitch
|Phillip Wilkerson - Williams Park EP [BP038] - Bypass Label|
Williams Park is in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. It is the city's first park and encompasses an entire city block between 4th and 3rd Streets North and between 2nd and 1st Avenues North. Founded in 1888 and originally named "City Park," it was changed to Williams Park in honor of the founder of St. Petersburg, John Constantine Williams Sr. The park is the center of the downtown business district and has been the venue for numerous political and civic rallies and celebrations for more ...
Keywords: Ambient; Experimental; Glitch
|Enko - Posttok EP [BP036] - Bypass Label|
Enko - a creative pseudonym of the musician by name of Artem, known just as Enkolf Kitler. The closed young man from the Ukrainian city of Sumy, writes music in Propellerhead Reason on the laptop. Special influence on creativity was rendered by group Autechre. The life way passes with the Sumy collective the Cold House. Artem likes to go for a drive on a bicycle, and at present studies at engineering faculty of the Sumy State Polytechnical university...
Keywords: Glitch; IDM; Experimental
|Laiila - 000013, Version Of [BP034] - Bypass Label|
In compliment to lucent melancholy and pale purple shades of never mind, Laiila project started in 2007, with the appearance of song prototypes at first, and moved on to releasing eps through noise-oriented netlabels. Founding member is Nada Alleen (Audio/Visual Designer), who is currently accompanied by Liam Maloney (Musician). "000013, Version Of" was created in 3 separate sessions, with the first one starting in 2007 then it finally came to Bypass, with the time passed and crystalline memory ...
Keywords: Abstract; Ambient; Noise
|EugeneKha - Return To Earth [BP019] - bypass Label|
EugeneKha – the electronic project created in 2007 by the Russian musician, the poet, sound and visual poet and researcher of SF Evgenij V. Kharitonov. EugeneKha it is focused on electronic music of a wide range – from Ambient and Experimental to House and Electronic Pop-Art. Evgenij V. Kharitonov acts with musical projects from the end of 1980th years, played rock music, in 2000 was engaged in electronic experimental music - both under the name, and in projects EugeneKha, MICROBIT PROJECT a...
Keywords: Ambient; Dub Ambient; Down tempo
|Out Level - Water Recordings [BP012] - bypass Label|
"Water Recordings" are pure field recordings made by Out Level (Luís Antero) in Alva and Alvoco rivers, in the centre of Portugal. There's "City", but that's another story.. Luís Antero's latest project named Out Level consists of a laptop, blue electric guitar, Buddha Machine, and field recordings. Having had 2 releases with the Netlabel Merzbau ("The Bedroom Sessions, Vol. 1" and "Espaço (I)Limitado – Ao Vivo na Zero"), and one in XS Records (Estrela EP) it is a project composed of many s...
|Nick R 61 - X [BP030] - Bypass Label|
Nick R 61 is a sound-artist and musician from Shakhty, Russia, working with 8-bit, Brokenbeat, Glitch, Noise, IDM and Experimental Music. Between 2008 and 2009 he start to release him works on many international netlabels such as Whispering, Qulture Production, Datenbits Recordings, Umpako. "X" is a 8-track-EP concept album with low-bit sounds sample who like to reminisce the age of MS-DOS system. Genres covered about Chiptune, Experimental and IDM...
Keywords: Chiptune; Experimental; IDM
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|Spanse - Dawn Moon EP [BP011] - bypass Label|
The Dawn Moon EP is the latest collection of work from Jeff Bechtel's 'Spanse' project. The pieces are mostly live guitar and synth performances processed in real time by a collection of 'hyperspace' patches written in the max/msp environment. One of the main inspirations for the methodology for these works comes from the writings of the painter Willem DiKooning. The idea of the "Frozen Glimpse'. In his case the paintings were results of very brief visual impression of an image...
Keywords: Ambient; Experimental; Electronica
|EugeneKha - Labyrinth Of Phantoms [BP049] - Bypass Label|
Russian musician, poet, audiovisual artist, and science fiction researcher Evgenij V. Kharitonov releases enigmatic electronic music under the project name EugeneKha. His music covers a wide range of electronica; from ambient and experimental to house and electronic pop art. Evgenij has been active in the music scene since his rock music days in the 1980s. Since 2000, he has been engaged in electronic experimental music - both under the name EugeneKha as well as Microbit Project and Yoko Absorbi...
Keywords: Ambient; Abstract; Experimental
|Enko - Sister [BP042] - Bypass Label|
The second release of Enko entitled "Sister", an 8-tracks IDM/Abstract album. Bio: Enko - a creative pseudonym of the musician by name of Artem, known just as Enkolf Kitler. The closed young man from the Ukrainian city of Sumy, writes music in Propellerhead Reason on the laptop. Special influence on creativity was rendered by group Autechre. The life way passes with the Sumy collective the Cold House...
Keywords: IDM; Experimental; Abstract
|Luís Antero + Marcus Kürten - Stall [BP024] - bypass Label|
Stall is the first collaboration of Luís Antero and Marcus Kuerten and consists of two twelve-minute tracks recorded on location in the Coimbra region in Portugal and the German Rhineland. The pieces present the unadulterated sounds of agronomical livestock production places. The changes in sound of the Stall recording by Antero are more punctuated and less textured. It captures, based on species noises, the group dynamics of sheep and forms a contrast to the atmosphere recording of the cow sta...
Keywords: Field recording; Electronica
|Olympic Smoker - Die Rotation Ep [BP014] - bypass Label|
"Olympic Smoker was born in 1990 in Kazan, Russia. He began to compose in 2004. His styles are Minimal, Techno Tech-House and Experimental. His first release came out on Shoki Recordings in February 2008. He now releases for Deep-X Recordings." Bypass Netlabel - bp.bai-hua.org
Keywords: Minimal; Tech House; Techno
|Float - The Healer [BP048] - Bypass Label|
Sometimes we all want to escape from everyday's life stress and rush which takes us into vortex of worries and distracts us from those simple little things which makes the life easy and happy. From time to time, we all need a spiritual healing, to refresh our mind and revive our bodies. "The Healer" is all about that. Smooth, easy going, warm and atmospheric, it will chill your braincells as the deep pads morph though time and space, slowly taking you into a utopian dreamworld.....
Keywords: Ambient; Electronica
|RuiD - LoveBOX EP [BP022] - bypass Label|
RuiD was born in 1985 in Ulyanovsk town, Russia. Started with music at the age of 10. Liked Pumping House, House, Trance. In 2003 He was opened his own radioshow "Rodeo" on some radiostation. In 2005 became a president of some night club called Arbat. After one year he stopped DJing and said "to be famous DJ you need to play mainstream - I can't do that", since 2006 he continuously works on his own creativity and said that "I don't work in a particular style, I am experimenting over and over", a...
Keywords: Ambient; Dub Techno
|Megatone - Xenomorph [BP029] - Bypass Label|
Megatone are Musician, radio DJ and journalist from Moldova. Between 1994 and 2003 author of programs on electronic music on the national radiostation of Moldova, including programs "Techno Mix" and "Zona De Limita". Since 1994 author of numerous articles in the local press, in publications Saptamina, Democratia, Sud-Est Cultural and Contrafort. Currently working for magazine Sud-Est Cultural and sustaining a permanent header in magazine Contrafort...
Keywords: Experimental; Ambient; Drone
|Olympic Smoker - Noises And Echoes [BP025] - Bypass Label|
After his Die Rotation Ep released on Bypass #14, Olympic Smoker returns to Bypass with his New Noises And Echoes, a full length with high quality IDM, Glitch and Easy listening album. Olympic Smoker was born in 1990 in Kazan, Russia. He began to compose in 2004. His styles are Minimal, Techno Tech-House and Experimental. His first release came out on Shoki Recordings in February 2008. He now releases for Deep-X Recordings...
Keywords: IDM; Glitch; Ambient; Experimental
|The O.P. - Made In The USA [BP040] - Bypass Label|
The O.P. is a project from Taganrog which has been created in 2002 and throughout several years was engaged in material working out in frivolous style. Further the group evolved towards the non-standard and weighted directions of electronic music, and now plays style which can be characterised, as Hard IDM, but with periodically emerging elements of noise, ambient, intelligent, breakcore, chillout etc...
Keywords: Breakcore; IDM; Electronica
|Siegmar Fricke - Nekrektomie [BP023] - bypass Label|
'Electrocautery and granulomateous audio-dissection are the inevitable new techniques announcing a new era in pharmakustik sound-symbiosis 2009. Acoustic tissues are destroyed by concentrated density of grain-impulses and subsequently re-generated to complex epidermal areas and necremic rotations. The removal and re-implantation of abnormally necrotized sonics, as featured on NEKREKTOMIE, are the new methods offered to the open-minded connaisseurs of aural surgery.' (SF | March 2009) Bypass Netl...
Keywords: Dark Ambient; Noise; Industrial
|Luís Antero - Sound Narratives, Vol. 1 [BP017] - bypass Label|
Note: # 1 - Sound narrative using various field recordings in various locations in the centre of Portugal. The Sea - The sound of the Mediterranean Sea in the city of Figueira da Foz. Train Station - The sound of the ambience of a almost empty train station in the village of Pampilhosa. Water - Part 3 - The sound of the Alva River's water in Sabugueiro, the highest village of Portugal. Credits: All recordings take place in Portugal, between October 2008 and January 2009 All recordings and home p...
Keywords: Field recordings
|Eskazed - Overload [BP047] - Bypass Label|
Eskazed is an electronic music artist from France. He was born in 1985 in Britany (France West Coast) but now he lives in Paris. Eskazed starts to makes music at the age of 16, with many kinds of influences such as Electronic music pioneers of Warp and Ninja Tune records. He works as an audio engineer with many bands for theirs living mix and working for the France national radio as a producer. His music discovered a love for Abstact hip-hop, Trip-hop and DJ/cut-up, but recently he evolve with h...
Keywords: Downtempo; Electro; Trip-Hop; Abstract Hip-Hop
|Various Artists - The Brainslug Paradox [BP043] - Bypass Label|
/ What is The Brainslug Paradox ? Is it the digital reissue of an imaginary techno compilation that should have been released 15 years ago in order to not sound completely redundant? Or is it an hommage to the classic 90ies braindance sound? Is it the audible result of a minor schizophrenic outburst? Or just a bunch of straightforward electronic/techno/breakbeat tracks ready to kick your ass? Choose your perspective! / Contact: photophob.net Bypass Netlabel - bp.bai-hua.org
Keywords: Electro; Broken Beat; IDM; Techno
|Cursed Chimera - Glitch PATH [BP031] - Bypass Label|
Cursed Chimera's Glitch PATH is one of his finest forrays into IDM to date. Composed during a time of great flux and much movement on his part, he found the time to compose one of the most deep sounding albums in his current catalog. Crotch Fires! could be featured on any Warp Records compilation as its eary square waves chill the air next to the cut'n'paste downtempo beat that breaks up any chance to maintain a constant flow on the dance floor...
Keywords: IDM; Chiptune; Glitch
|PerlssDj - Cinetica [BP046] - Bypass Label|
Cinetica is a 3-tracks short EP created by our old friend PerlssDj, genres covered Ambient Techno. Biography: PerlssDj is a sound technician and a multimedia addict based in A Coruña (Spain) who loves to experiment with strange sounds and images to create his own universe. Some years ago, after a pseudo punk period, he has discovered computers and electronic music and he felt something very strange with his first recording, a sensation that has never gone...
|Microbit Project - The Long Dark Summer Night [BP035] - Bypass Label|
MICROBIT PROJECT (Moscow, Russia) - one of side-projects the musician, poet and Sound/Visual Poets Evgenij V. Kharitonov (EugeneKha, Yoko Absorbing). The project is created in the end of 2008 and originally it has been focused exclusively on experiments with lowbit sound (from 8 kbps to 48 kbps), however since December, 2008 under this pseudonym Evgenij V. Kharitonov lets out a various material which sounds more considerably, than music of project EugeneKha...
Keywords: Abstract; Drone; Experimental
|Megatone - Underwater Luminescence [BP045] - Bypass Label|
This album is inspired by Marcel Gherman alias Megatone’s father’s book “Language In The World Of The Unspoken” about animal language. An excerpt from the book is added. Admiring nature’s beauty and perfection we become closer to a deeper understanding, to an inner truth that defies all conflicts and suffering of our harsh human world. The mysterious language of living light “…In the captivating book by famous soviet naturalist V.V...
Keywords: Abstract; Experimental; Ambient
|Bong - Albatross EP [BP015] - bypass Label|
'Billy "Bong" Kenny is a young electronic artist from Liverpool, England. Billy has always had a love for music but it has not been until recently that he has had the ability to create his own. Billy only began creating music 2 years ago and had never looked back since, spending as much time as possible on training his techniques and musical ability. Starting off in the house scene, Billy soon discovered a love for IDM, Chillout and Ambient.' Bypass Netlabel - bp.bai-hua.org
|Cursed Chimera - Infinite Caustic Change [BP020] - bypass Label|
Cursed Chimera's Benatos Thompson struggles to define what he enjoys about electronic music. It seems all his work jumps from genre to genre, always leaning towards IDM via Plaid's most darkest moments. Never willing to compromise his sound, you will here the gritty and nasty side of his work that juxtaposes with his more delicate movements. Infinite Caustic Change are apposing ideas where caustic is static yet seemly changing infinitely under the scope of Cursed Chimera's arrangements...
Keywords: IDM; Electronica; Glitch
|Various Artists - The Nines [BP033] - Bypass Label|
Words by Thierry Massard @ noCo...mment: Try to catch a protean asteroid, try to classify a acceleration place out of the box! For sure, that bypass is impalpable...a shimmering surprise coordinated by an alchemist without blinkers. The nines...not the exception that proves hypothetical rules, enthusiastic, enterprising, after 32 notable references, ZhangJW have decided to call together new incomers (except Syndrôm) to be sure to give new avenues of investigation and jump over the trap of the f...
Keywords: IDM; Downtempo; Electronica
|RuiD - Remixes EP [BP032] - Bypass Label|
RuiD born in 1985 in Ulyanovsk town, Russia. After his EP "LoveBOX" released on Bypass #022, RuiD returns to Bypass with a new remix album "Remixes", an 4-track collection featuring remixes of Otzim Lee "Mom", ZhangJW "A3", Slava Join "Angel A" and Olympic Smoker "Instant Happyness". genres covered are Progressive House and Tech House. Enjoy. RuiD Started with music at the age of 10. Liked Pumping House, House, Trance...
Keywords: House; Progressive House
|macabro - Drink To The Drowned Ones [BP021] - bypass Label|
An electronic project from Latvia founded by macabro in 2006. As the time moved on the music has seen an evolution from harsher noisy sound to warm ambient atmospheres. Now he mainly experiments with drones and field recordings, along with using a huge variety of different sounds and self-made samples, such as bells, whistles, xylophones etc. The newer works might even be considered as guitar ambient, although guitar sound is fairly modified, sometimes to an unrecognizable degree...
Keywords: Ambient; Drone; Power Noise
|Syndrôm - Les Sombres Parfums [BP027] - Bypass Label|
Syndrôm was Born in France in 1978. He starts to making music at the age of 10 with hip hop during 5 years. Then he turns in Art Rock/Altenative Rock before to discover electronic music in 1996. He makes his first electronic tracks 2 years later oriented in downtempo. Now he produces electronica/IDM & sometimes Breakcore/Drill & Bass. He also write a lot of poems/texts. In December 2007, he create his own netlabel called “Pavillon36 Recordings” to put his first demos online & to invite his ...
Keywords: IDM; Downtempo; Experimental
|PerlssDj - Tai Chi [BP028] - Bypass Label|
Kinhos! (aka PerlssDj) is a spanish sound technician & music lover who likes to experiment with sounds and images to create his particular universe. "Tai Chi" was a concept album about internal Chinese martial art "Kung Fu", genres covered about Field Recording and Ambient. But the track's truely story was between Kinhos! and his Kung Fu Master. One day when his Kung Fu Master came out and ask him for some free sessions for their Tai Chi classes because of problems with copyrighted music, then K...
|Dadda - dddd - bypass Label|
Dadda, born in Chongqing China in 1980.Graduated from Oil Painting Department, Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts in 2004.Now live in Beijing.
Keywords: bypass Label
|Da-D-Da - A Toy [BP009] - bypass Label|
A Toy, this is Da-D-Da's first album. About this album, it's idear from a story which title is A Toy. In the story, there is a toy that every body love it, it makes people feel warm and cool, happy and satisfy, mazing and wonderful. Everyone start to forget other things, and get fat day by day cause of playing the toy. "Da-D-Da, born in Chongqing China in 1980.Graduated from Oil Painting Department, Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts in 2004.Now live in Beijing." Bypass Netlabel - bp.bai-hua.org
Keywords: Glitch; IDM; Experimental
|Mel - Un [BP018] - bypass Label|
Aogu Yoshida has begun to release that "Mel" works as "on_14" or "ao" first, He was released on an experimental netlabel such as Test Tube and MiMi Records. "on_14" was characterized by the electric guitar drone. "Mel" is his next experiment. He produces the music that put rhythm and field recording, a soft drone together in "mel". "Mel" reflects his backgrounds such as IDM or electronica. about "Un" The production of "Un" was started in autumn, 2008...